Blended Visa Office-Referred Program

How the BVOR program works

Find out how the BVOR program benefits both sponsors and refugees.

The Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) Program gives Canadians and permanent residents a chance to play a key role in helping refugees in need of resettlement. Through this program, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can

To help refugees start their new lives in Canada, private sponsors commit to providing

  • 6 months of financial support and
  • 12 months of social, emotional and settlement support

The Government of Canada provides the other 6 months of financial support.

Why sponsor through BVOR?

Sponsoring through the BVOR program

  • invigorates and enhances our communities and
  • allows Canadians to
    • have a direct impact on their communities
    • contribute to global efforts to help refugees in need of protection

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